Marianne Starck for Michael Andersen & Son Triangular Bowl Viking Motif Persia Danish mid century pottery
Charming triangular bowl with Viking motif from the legendary Danish pottery Michael Andersen & Son (MA&S).
The handpainted decor is designed by Marianne Starck.
The glaze is in Persia technique, a special craquelee technique developed at the Michael Andersen & Sons pottery by Daniel Andersen in the 1930s.
They won a gold medal for this at the World´s Fair in Brussel in 1935.
On verso original MA&S papersticker and marked with the MA&S hallmark - a shield with 3 fishes (heering) which also is the coat of arms for the town Rønne where the pottery was situated - MS for Marianne Starck, and the model number 5650.
Very good used condition
No chips, cracks or repairs.
The crazing is of course intended.
width & length: 23,5 cm (9.8")
height: 4,5 cm (1.8")
weight: approx 900g + wrapping
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Marianne Starck (1938-2007) was the artistic leader at Michael Andersen pottery for decades. She was a graphic artist and came from Northern Germany to the pottery in the 1950s and stayed there until it closed in 1993. She made a lot of great designs through the years always renewing her artistic language. A very talented and versatile artist.